Friday, November 26, 2010

International hoarding experts Randy O. Frost and Gail Steketee appearing in Eastlake

By John Arthur Hutchison
By John Arthur Hutchison

Two international experts will appear Dec. 3 in Eastlake at a conference designed to promote understanding about the behavior of hoarding.

“A lot of people don’t want to recognize or admit how bad it is,” said Gail Steketee, dean and professor at Boston University School of Social Work. “They don’t want to say they don’t have control over it.”

Steketee will be one of the presenters and the other will beRandy O. Frost, a professor of psychology at Smith College in Massachusetts. They are co-authors of “Stuff: Compulsive Hoarding and the Meaning of Things” published in April.

The conference will run from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Radisson Hotel and is sponsored by the Lake County Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services board and Lake County Council on Aging..."

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